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Judith Meyer is executive editor of the Sun Journal, Kennebec Journal, the Morning Sentinel and the Western Maine weekly newspapers of the Sun Media Group. She serves as vice president of the Maine Freedom of Information Coalition and is a member of the Right to Know Advisory Committee to the Legislature. A journalist since 1990 and former editorial page editor for the Sun Journal, she was named Maine’s Journalist of the Year in 2003. She serves on the New England Newspaper & Press Association Board of Directors and was the 2018 recipient of the Judith Vance Weld Brown Spirit of Journalism Award by the New England Society of Newspaper Editors. A fellow of the National Press Foundation and the Knight Center for Specialized Journalism, she attended George Washington University, lives in Auburn with her husband, Phil, and is an active member of the Bicycle Coalition of Maine.

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  • Published
    February 25, 2019

    Woman admired for beauty wants men to look deeper

    DEAR ABBY: I have been reading your advice and your mother’s for decades. I am an attractive 65-year-old woman. I have no problem meeting men. I have been told numerous times I look 20 years younger than my age. The problem is, if I hear another man tell me how beautiful I am, I may […]

  • Published
    February 25, 2019

    The case of the disappearing abdominal aneurysm

    DEAR DR. ROACH: In January, I received a diagnosis of an abdominal aortic aneurysm measuring 2.9 centimeters. In April, another ultrasound showed that the AAA measured 3 cm. This past October, I had another ultrasound and was told there was no AAA! The doctor said it must have disappeared, or maybe it was just a […]

  • Published
    February 24, 2019

    Our commander in chief is within his rights to declare emergency

    United States Constitution Article I Section 8 (Congressional dictates) 11: To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water 12: To raise and support Armies, but no Appropriation of Money to that Use shall be for a longer Term than two Years; 13: To provide and […]

  • Published
    February 23, 2019

    Libra: Trust and believe in yourself

    CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Dakota Fanning, 25; Aziz Ansari, 36; Emily Blunt, 36; Kristin Davis, 54. Happy Birthday: Take care of business. Get your paperwork in order and leave nothing unfinished. Organization and preparation will make a difference to the way your year unfolds. Knowledge will become a powerful tool when engaging in personal […]

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    February 23, 2019

    Family struggles to unite following suicide attempt

    DEAR ABBY: A year ago my sister “Jan” started dating this guy, “Miles,” who soon moved in with her. Everyone in our family was welcoming until she started telling us their problems. We thought things between them had improved, but recently Jan tried to take her own life because she could no longer handle the […]

  • Published
    February 22, 2019

    Concerns about contamination in stem cell treatment

    DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 76-year-old male who’s thinking of having fetal stem cell therapy for Parkinson’s disease. Please tell me your feelings and offer advice on this subject matter? — S.C. ANSWER: I am frequently asked about stem cell treatment, and my answer is usually that the theory makes sense and preliminary results […]

  • Published
    February 22, 2019

    Leo: Don’t buy into someone’s fast-cash scheme

    CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Drew Barrymore, 44; Thomas Jane, 50; Jeri Ryan, 51; Kyle MacLachlan, 60. Happy Birthday: Search for opportunities. Put energy and enthusiasm into whatever you do. Turn this into an eventful year because of the actions you take. If something is worth going after, do so wholeheartedly. Don’t end up having […]

  • Published
    February 22, 2019

    Sister suspects fiance caught flirting has much more to hide

    DEAR ABBY: My youngest sister started dating a man and they quickly moved in together. Six months into their relationship she got pregnant and they got engaged. Their wedding is planned for this summer. Recently she discovered he has been video-chatting with someone he met online. He admitted to flirting, apologized and promised that was […]

  • Published
    February 21, 2019

    Nomination papers available for SAD 44 board

    BETHEL — Nomination papers are available for six at-large seats on the School Administrative District 44 board of directors. There are two seats for Bethel residents, two for Greenwood residents and one each for Newry and Woodstock residents. Nomination papers are available at Town Offices during regular office hours, and at the SAD 44 central […]

  • Published
    February 21, 2019

    Cancer: Express your thoughts and desires

    CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Ellen Page, 32; Jennifer Love Hewitt, 40; William Baldwin, 56; Kelsey Grammer, 64. Happy Birthday: Consider your options and map out your course. Having an understanding of what it is you want to achieve will make it easier to reach your destination. An opportunity to improve your living arrangements, make […]

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